January Meeting Minutes
Recreation Commission Meeting, January 16 2014
Present: Dave H., Mike W., Karin C., Skip B., Nancy F.
Minutes for 12/2013 approved
Public Input: Pam Allen present to discuss the South Hero 4th of July Parade. She would like to have the rec comm take over the management of aforementioned parade, which we are happy to do (Pam has done this for 40 years!!).Many details to be discussed including : money for ribbons, parade start time (11am unless on a sunday then 12pm), need a theme, Ron Hackett sets up parade, Wiley Rayhill should be contacted about a parade “fly-by”, David Sands could be in charge of judges, need to have more music in the parade — bands? It was also discussed that we could/should consider not awarding prizes; we could post this on Front Porch Forum to gauge public opinion on this. (do posting in a mo. or 2) Pam will write down important details for us (PLEASE!).
1) Old Business
A. SHRP fitness trail — meet at Folsom parking lot 10:45 am sat ; need better pictures and details of equipment
B. connecting trail routes — will meet sat am
C. Ice rink — access to electricity for light at rink would be prohibitively expensive; alternative may be a “street light”, cost approximately $30/mo.; for now will leave as is
D. Turtle Bay Trail — letter has been sent to homeowners regarding removal of debris blocking trail
E. White’s Beach – petition still needs a few more signatures
2) New Business
A. North Hero would like to be part of the summer swim program; Mike discussed the program as it is currently set up.